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Thursday, 24 March 2011

Chartreuse Green and Purple Moroccan Mosaic Tiles

Another of those pesky men's cards! And a nice and simple one at that!


Three tile shapes were punched into purple paper using the XCut Moroccan Ornate punch, and then die cut using a standard square Nestabilities die. These were then matted onto gold satin card, also die cut.

A strip of the green and purple damask paper from the Papermania Persimmon paper pad was matted onto the gold card and across a panel of the green foliage paper, from the same paper pad.

The mosaic tiles were added across the strip and clear dew drops from Patti's Pretties were added in between them.

The scrolly 'Happy Birthday' stamp from the HOTP Sentiments stamp set was stamped at the bottom of the patterned paper using Versafine Imperial Purple archival pigment ink. 

Here are the blog challenges I am entering this card into:

35 comments:

GoonerGirl said...

Love the card and the colours, you have reminded me I have that stamp stuffed somewhere never thought to use it like that Love it.
Chris xx
aka Chrissieann

Teresa said...

How do you do it? You manage to make male cards look so classy yet so easy (and I mean that nicely) Its a corker! I love it. xx

rosie said...

gorgeous card. fab colours. love all your work x

pickle said...

Another fab male card Kathleen. Love the clean layout.

Kerry x

CraftyNCrazy said...

Very pretty card. That Moroccan ornate punch is great!

Its nice to see you back for Challenge # 2 at Amber's Crafts and Stuff! I hope you will join us again next Wednesday for Challenge #3!

~*~Amber~*~
www.amberscraftsandstuff.com

karlinchen50 said...

Hello
this is a very nice card.
Thanks, for joining us at The Sisterhood of Crafters.
**Karla

kay said...

fab male card,x

Abi said...

This is a great card for a male, especially those that don't have particular hobbies. Thanks for playing along at the Sisterhood of Crafters x

Hazel (Didos) said...

Hi Kathleen,
Ah this is a great card and just right for us on OSAAT this week with our theme of one for the boys, I love the colours you have used they look great together, Thanks for playing along,
Hazelxox

Natasha said...

Oh how I love the color green!! Such a beautiful male card. Thanks for playing along at Amber's Crafts and Stuff.

Natasha
Design Team - www.ambercraftsandstuff.com

Krista's Paper Cafe said...

beautiful and classy

Mandy said...

Such an elegant card,I love the colours and the tiles are lovely...Thanks for sharing with us at A Gem of a Challenge...
Mandy x

Lynn said...

Love the card and great colours used!!
Thanks so much for joining us at GingerLoft Challenges..Hope to see you again :)
huggs
Lynn xx

Suzanne Brookfield said...

This is a very elegant card, its fabulous. I particularly like the colour combination you have used, goes perfectly with the design. Thanks for playing along with us at Lets Ink It Up

Country Mouse said...

So, so pretty! :)Thanks for sharing with us at Meljen's Designs. :)
audrey

Janis said...

Great card! Thanks for playing with us at Paper Playtime. :) Janis

Heather said...

A perfectly simple male card that makes a bold statement. Great work!!
I find those the hardest to make!!!

thanks for playing along with us at Fresh Brewed Designs 2 or more Embellishments challenge!
Have a blessed day!

Heather

Josephine said...

Fabulous card! I love the symmetry and geometric precision.

Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week.

Claire said...

What an elegant card, love it! Thanks for joining us at Let's Ink It Up and good luck
Claire xx

Jenifer said...

Love those rich colors! Thanks for playing along with us at Paper Playtime this month! Check back Monday for a new Digi Challenge!

Jen
Honeybean Creations
http://huffinatorshangout.blogspot.com

Michelle said...

Fantastic masculine card!!

Thank you for sharing over at Make it Monday this week.

Michelle :-)

craftykitten said...

Stunning male card,fab colours. Thanks for joining in our Die Cuts/Punches challenge at LIIU this time.
Good Luck
Hugs
Dawn xx

Fiona said...

Love the colours you've used for this card. Great male card. x

xGemmax said...

Its fantastic hunni!!
hugs and xxx

Dora said...

Aaah this is gorgeous, fantastic male card, love the simple clean cuts. Thank you for joining us at OSAAT this week and good luck xx

skated said...

Great card, love the colours

Kate xxx

Céline said...

Beautiful and elegant card! Thanks for joining us this week at DDCC!

Janet said...

This is lovely Kathleen......very chic! x

Anette said...

Simply beautiful! Thanks for joining us at DDCC.

Cheryl said...

Very pretty! I love the colors you used.

Thank you for joining our “Get Creative with your PUNCHES” challenge at Meljen’s Designs.

--Cheryl--

angelwhispers said...

Love the design its just perfect for our challenge!

Thanks for joining us over at TCPFC Love Chanelle xx

Jennifer said...

Brilliant work Kathleen, love it! Thanks for joining us at A Gem Of A Challenge! xx Jenny xx

MommaJess said...

What a creative way to use punches. This is a wonderful card.

Thank you for joining our “PUNCHES” challenge at Meljen’s Designs.

Jess

Micki said...

Definitely love this classic and elegant card. wonderful timeless card. Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood of Crafters for our "Lets Hear it for the Boys" challenge!!

hugs

Lisa B said...

I just adore the colors that you used for this card. The pop of purple is amazing!

Thank you for sharing this with us over at the Sisterhood of Crafters "Let's Hear It For The Boys" challenge. Good luck!

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